Kellita Smith

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Kellita Smith
Born(1969-01-15) January 15, 1969 (age 44)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1993–present
 
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Kellita Smith
Born(1969-01-15) January 15, 1969 (age 44)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1993–present

Kellita Smith (born January 15, 1969) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her role as Wanda McCullough on the sitcom, The Bernie Mac Show. Kellita currently stars as the first Lady Katherine Johnson on The First Family.

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Career

Smith has held recurring roles on CBS' Nash Bridges, UPN's Malcolm & Eddie, FOX Television's Martin, the WB's Jamie Foxx Show, Sister, Sister and ABC's NYPD Blue. She also guest starred on the sitcoms The Steve Harvey Show and The Parkers. She co-starred in Fox Searchlight's Kingdom Come starring Whoopi Goldberg, Miramax's The Crossing Guard with Jack Nicholson directed by Sean Penn and New Line Cinema's House Party 3. She developed her acting talent by a chance-casting in the play, Tell It Like It Tiz, which toured the U.S. for two years. Other theatrical credits include the Los Angeles productions of No Place to be Somebody at the K.C. Theatre Company, Feelings (The Hudson Theatre) for which she won an NAACP Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress, The Thirteenth Thorn (Complex Theatre) for which she was nominated for an NAACP Theatre Award for Best Actress, and One Woman Two Lives, which premiered at The Imagined Life Theater in July 2009.

Smith has appeared in magazines such as Savoy, People, TV Guide, Dysonna, Esquire, Black Men, Emmy, Fitness, Oil of Olay, Glamour, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Jet, Today's Black Woman, Stuff, and Essence.

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Awards and nominations

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